Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division
In 2010, the Fisheries Research and Monitoring Division (FRMD) was established to coordinate the Center's programs for fisheries monitoring, fisheries data management, fisheries interactions, fish life history studies, and stock assessment. More...
News and Highlights
January 21, 2016
External Review of the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Commercial Fisheries Bio-Sampling ProgramIn 2007, NOAA Fisheries received funding from Congress to establish fisheries monitoring programs to support requirements of the Reauthorized Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act (RMSA) of 2006. More...
December 7, 2015
October 15, 2015
Hawaiʻi Deep 7 Bottomfish Research in the Maui Nui Region to Develop a Fishery-Independent Survey for MHI Bottomfish StocksOn October 15, 2015, the NOAA Ship Hiʻialakai departed her homeport of Pearl Harbor, Oʻahu, to continue exploring the use of deep water camera systems to study Hawaiian bottomfish in the waters between the islands of Maui, Lānaʻi, and Kahoʻolawe. More...
July 24, 2015
Workshop Convened to Prioritize Ecosystem and Fisheries Research in Rose Atoll Marine National Monument and American SamoaNOAA Fisheries held a 2-day workshop in Utulei, American Samoa in May 2015 to gain insight from local scientists and managers on marine ecosystem and fisheries research needs within the American Samoa Archipelago. This information will be incorporated into an American Samoa marine research implementation plan for 2017-2022. More...
January 14, 2016Comparisons of body sizes at sexual maturity and at sex change in the parrotfishes of Hawaii: input needed for management regulations and stock assessmentsDeMartini EE, Howard KG
 Journal of Fish Biology (2016) DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12831
December 23, 2015Status of life history sampling conducted through the commercial fisheries bio-sampling programs in the western Pacific territories of American Samoa and Guam and in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana IslandsSundberg M, Humphreys R, Lowe MK, Cruz E, Gourley J, Ochavillo D
 Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administrative Report H-15-08, 56p
October 19, 2015Status review report: humphead wrasse (Cheilinus Undulatus)Graham KS, Boggs CH, DeMartini EE, Schroeder RE, Trianni MS
 U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA-TM-NMFS-PIFSC-48, 126 p. + Appendices
August 27, 2015Length-weight relationships for 85 fish species from GuamKamikawa KT, Cruz E, Essington TE, Hospital J, Brodziak JKT, Branch TA
 Journal of Applied Ichthyology. DOI: 10.1111/jai.12877
August 11, 2015Results of a pilot study to improve intercept surveys in the Hawaii marine recreational fisheryMa H, Hamm D
 Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Data Report, DR-15-009, 20 p. + Appendices. DOI: 10.7289/V5XG9P4S
July 2, 2015Effects of fishing on the fishes and habitat of coral reefsDeMartini EE, Smith JE
 In: Mora C (ed.). Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs, p. 135-144. Cambridge University Press, 388 p